UMS Concert Program, December 9, 1946: Sixty-eighth Annual Choral Union Concert Series -- Boston Symphony Orchestra
Complete Series: 2938
Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan
UNIVERSITY MUSICAL SOCIETY
CHARLES A. SINK, PRESIDENT HARDIN VAN DEURSEN, CONDUCTOR
Sixth Concert 1946-1947 Complete Scries 2938
Choral Union Concert Series
BOSTON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
SERGE KOUSSEVITZKY, Conductor RICHARD BURGIN, Associate Conductor
Monday Evening, December 9, 1946, at 8:30 Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan
Symphony in C minor, No. 95........Haydn
Andante cantabile Menuetto, trio Finale: vivace
Suite from the Ballet, "Chout" ("Buffoon"), Op. 21 . . Trokofieff
The clown and his wife (andantino scherzando)
The clown dresses up as a young girl (andantino innocente)
Dance of the clown's daughters (moderato scherzando; vivace)
The arrival of the merchant; dance of servility; and choice of the fiancee (andante
gravissimo; andantino; allegretto espressivo; andante maestoso) The young girl is transformed into a goat (moderato con agitazione) Final dance (moderato; allegretto)
Symphony No. 1 in E minor, Op. 39......Sibelius
Andante ma non troppo; allegro energico Andante ma non troppo lento Allegro
Finale (quasi una fantasia): andante; allegro molto
Note.--The Boston Symphony Orchestra has been heard in the Choral Union Series on previous occasions, under respective conductors, as follows: May 16, 1890, May 5, 1891, and May 10, 1S92, Arthur Nikisch, Conductor; May 19, 1893, Franz Kneisel, Conductor; January 31, 1913, Otto Urack, Conductor; January 26, 1917, Karl Muck, Conductor; 1931-1942. inclusive, Serge Koussevitzky, Conductor; December 8, 1943, Richard Burgin, Conducting; December 11, 1944, and December 10, 1945, Serge Koussevitzky, Conductor.
The Boston Symphony Orchestra uses the Baldwin piano.
ARS LONGA VITA B RE VIS
MESSIAH. Lura Stover, Soprano; Eileen Law, contralto; Ralph Lear, tenor; Alden Edkins, Bass: Choral Union; Special Orchestra; Charles Vogan, Organist; Hardin Van Deursen, Conductor. Saturday, December 14, 8:30; and Sunday, December 15, 3:00. Tickets (tax included) 70--60f-40f(.
VLADIMIR HOROWITZ, Pianist, in the Choral Union Series. Friday. January 17, at 8:30. Standing room only.
BUDAPEST QUARTET will give three concerts in the Seventh Annual Chamber Music Festival, January 24 and 25: Friday evening at 8:30; Saturday afternoon at 2:30 and evening at 8:30. Rackham Lecture Hall. Series tickets (tax included): $3.60--$3.00--$1.80. Single Concerts: $1.50--$1.20--80.
MAY FESTIVAL SEASON TICKETS. Mail orders for tickets in Block B--$10.80 (side sections main floor and first balcony), Block C-$9.60 (first 20 rows, top balcony), Block D--$8.40 (last three rows, top balcony) are being accepted and filed in sequence beginning December 2. Block A--$12.00 (Patrons tickets--three center sections on main floor and first balcony) will be held for subscribers of record to the current Choral Union Series until the deadline date, February 15.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION please address: University Musical Society, Charles A. Sink, President, Burton Memorial Tower, Ann Arbor, Michigan.